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Sen. Schoesler calls for tax relief

Comments follow high national inflation report

RITZVILLE – Following Friday's national inflation news that shows prices are 6.8% higher than a year ago, Sen. Mark Schoesler called on the state elected officials to provide tax relief for Washingtonians.

Schoesler, R-Ritzville, noted the inflation increase reported is the highest since 1982.

He wants Gov. Jay Inslee and Democrats in the state House and Senate to help offset the inflation.

"Consumers throughout the U.S. have had to pay higher prices on many items over the past year," Schoesler said. "Food prices have risen 6.1%, energy prices have skyrocketed 33%, new vehicles are 11.1% highe...


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